Joachim von Braun

Director of the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn and Vice-President, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.

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Prof. Joachim von Braun is Director of the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and Professor for economic and technological change at Bonn University, Germany. He is President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences of the Vatican, Vice-President of the NGO Welthungerhilfe, chair of the Bioeconomy Council of the Federal German Government, and member of the Board of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). His research is on food security and sustainable development.